Dinosaur Jr. isn’t the only dinosaur of alt rock to roam Los Angeles tonight… Elvis Costello has a free show at Amoeba records in Hollywood

Elvis Costello – What’s So Funny ’bout Peace, Love and Understanding? mp3

Elvis Costello – What’s So Funny ’bout Peace, Love and Understanding?

Amoeba Records in Hollywood has been booking some stellar acts lately, and they don’t get much bigger, at least in terms of playing a record store, than the venerable Elvis Costello, who is doing a free set tonight at 8pm (presumably to warm up for his upcoming show at the Greek on August 18th). if you can get in, then you can get a limited edition screenprinted poster of the gig, as well as have Costello sign copies of his new album, ‘Secret, Profane and Sugarcane’. although, unless you’re sitting there right now (which i’m assuming you’re not unless you just got one of those new iPhones i’ve been hearing about lately) the chances are pretty nil that you’ll make it inside. but that’s okay, because Amoeba is all smart and shit and is offering a live streaming of the performance online through their website here. i love Amoeba, even if they did manage to kill off every single other independent record store in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. ah, Aron’s Records, i do miss you so.

....to stop looking at me like that.

....to stop looking at me like that.